Beginning of the academic yearAccording to the Law of the National Education (Law
1/2011 with subsequent completions), the university year
usually begins on the first working day of October; it
includes two semesters and ends on 30 September in the
next calendar year.
Teaching activity and holidays of the academic yearThe academic year consists of two semesters.
Higher education institutions (HEI) are autonomous. They
fix all periods of teaching activity, exams and holidays.
The length of the teaching activity (lectures and practice
trainings) differs from one HEI to another.
Examinations dates and holidays (other than the officially
announced public and religious holidays) are determined
at institutional level.
Examinations of the academic yearThe examination dates are determined at institutional
level. Teachers and students are free to fix the dates for
examinations within the examination sessions established
End of the academic yearInstitutions are autonomous.
Generally at the end of September.